Pedersen & Partners appoints Rod Haire as Global Head of Insurance Practice

April 4, 2022 – Hong Kong – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, has appointed Rod Haire as a Client Partner and the Global Head of Insurance Practice based in Hong Kong. 

As Head of the Global Insurance Practice at Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Haire is responsible for leading and growing the firm’s Insurance Practice. Mr. Haire focuses on working with leadership teams to appoint Non-Executive Directors, CEOs, Managing Directors, and C-Suite executives within the insurance sector. Mr. Haire has over 16 years of Executive Search experience. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Haire was Global Head of the Insurance Practice and Head of APAC for a global financial services boutique. Prior to his career in Executive Search, Mr. Haire spent 25 years in the Banking and Insurance sectors, working extensively in senior international roles and predominantly across Asia for major global organisations, including several years at CEO level. 

Gary Williams

“We are very pleased to have Rod join our global team to lead the further develoment and growth of our Insurance Practice.  Rod is a seasoned executive with a strong track record in leadership roles within the Insurance industry and as an executive search consultant which will add significant value to our clients as they address their leadership requirements. We are confident that under Rod’s leadership he will elevate the firm’s positioning in the Insurance sector,” said Gary Williams, Chief Executive Officer at Pedersen & Partners.

Rod Haire

“With a significant global fully integrated footprint in emerging and mature markets at Pedersen & Partners, we will be able to partner with clients in a seamless manner with our Best Team Forward approach. I am confident that we will grow the market reputation of our Insurance Practice as one that is able to drive tangible value to our Insurance clients,” added Rod Haire, Client Partner, Global Head of the Insurance Practice at Pedersen & Partners.


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